LITA Webinar: Mindful Tech with David Levy

Illinois Association of College & Research Libraries Forum (IACRL)

May 14, 2016

(via the Library Information Technology Association)

Don't miss the opportunity to participate in this well known program by David Levy on the timely topic of mindful tech. The popular interactive program will include exercises and participation now re-packaged into a two-part webinar format. Both parts will be fully recorded for participants to return to, or to work with varying schedules.

Mindful Tech: Establishing a Healthier and More Effective Relationship with Our Digital Devices and Apps
In two parts--Tuesday, June 7, and Tuesday, June 14, 1:00 - 2:30 PM CST
David Levy, Information School, University of Washington

Register now. 

This webinar series, consisting of two 90-minute sessions, will introduce participants to some of the central insights of the work Levy has been doing over the past decade and more. By learning to pay attention to their immediate experience (what's going on in their minds and bodies) while they're online, people are able to see more clearly what's working well for them and what isn't, and based on these observations to develop personal guidelines that allow them to operate more effectively and healthfully. Levy will demonstrate this work by giving participants exercises they can do, both during the online program and between the sessions.

Presenter

David M. Levy is a professor at the Information School of the University of Washington. For more than a decade, he has been exploring, via research and teaching, how we can establish a more balanced relationship with our digital devices and apps. He has given many lectures and workshops on this topic, and in January 2016 published a book on the subject, Mindful Tech: How to Bring Balance to Our Digital Lives (Yale). Levy is also the author of Scrolling Forward: Making Sense of Documents in the Digital Age (rev. ed. 2016). Additional information is available on his website

Can’t make the dates, but still want to join in? Registered participants will have access to both parts of the recorded webinars.

Cost

LITA Member: $68
Non-Member: $155
Group: $300

Register online page arranged by session date (login required), OR mail or fax form to ALA Registration, OR Call 1-800-545-2433 and press 5, OR send an e-mail to registration@ala.org.

And don't miss the other upcoming LITA continuing education webinars:

Email is a Postcard, with Alison Macrina and Nima Fatemi
Offered: Thursday May 26, 1:00 - 2:00 PM CST

Tor-ify Your Library, with Alison Macrina and Nima Fatemi
Offered: Tuesday May 31, 1:00 - 2:00 PM CST

For all other questions or comments related to the preconference, contact LITA at (312) 280-4269 or Mark Beatty, mbeatty@ala.org.

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